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I’ve been given my life back!

Combined medical upper LID & cosmetic lower LID Blepharoplasty Lower eyelid surgery is complex, and there are many different techniques available to use when crafting... Read More

Happy Patient After External Ptosis Repair

EXTERNAL PTOSIS REPAIR (LEVATOR REPAIR) This 60 year old patient came to me with a chief complaint of having drooping eyelids, worse at the end... Read More

“I can see!!!”

“I can see!” That was the greeting I got from our 90+ year old postoperative patient last Friday.  She had previously be unable to do... Read More

Bringing home the hardware annually!

Dr. Walrath continually getting awards from vitals.com for compassionate care and regularly receives the “Patient’s Choice Award”!  (Well, except for 2015, when compassion was apparently... Read More

Cosmetic and Medical Upper Lid and Brow Procedures in Men

This patient complained of visual obstruction from the upper lids. The upper lid tissue folded over the lashes and into the visual axis.  It was... Read More

Recent Upper and Lower Blepharoplasty Results

This 51 year old patient presented with complaints of upper eyelid tissue obscuring her vision.  She also was unhappy with the appearance of her lower... Read More

Drill Hole Canthoplasty to Improve Upper Eyelid Closure

Many patients cannot close their eyes properly, due to surgical complications or paralysis or aging.  This video demonstrates that, in patients with some degree of eyelid... Read More

Cosmetic Reconstruction: Identify the Real Problem!

This case report is very illustrative of the importance of a careful assement of eyelid position and mechanics, as well as careful image analysis.  The... Read More

Cosmetic Impact of Correcting Small Degrees of Eyelid Ptosis

Cosmetic Benefits of Repair of Small Degrees of Ptosis Oculoplastic surgeons routinely treat ptosis, which strictly speaking is a malposition of the upper eyelid. The... Read More

Refreshing results from a temporal browlift and blepharoplasty

This patient complained of heavy upper lids, eyebrow asymmetry, and some circles beneath the lower lids. She elected to undergo cosmetic browlifting, with right sided... Read More

Sometimes it makes sense to do a cosmetic procedure at the same time as a reconstructive procedure

Combined cosmetic and reconstructive procedures Often times, during a reconstruction, it makes good sense to perform a cosmetic procedure at the same time.  For example,... Read More

4 Lid Blepharoplasty: Proper Incision Placement

There is not a week of office visits that goes by without at least one patient presenting with inappropriately-placed upper lid incisions from prior surgery.... Read More